A literary double double Professor Richard Bausch and Ryan Gattis '01 are both shortlisted for Grand American Literature Prize

October 9, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

Not one, but two members of Chapman University’s writing community — and one an alumni to boot — have been shortlisted for the Grand American Literature Prize, an award given by Festival America, a three-day cultural celebration held every two years in Vincennes, France. Just nine authors and their books were selected for the honor

Alumna honored at “Legacy of Heart Mountain” screening Was held in WWII Japanese internment camp

October 5, 2015 by | Campus Life

Toshiko “Toshi” Ito ’46 cradled her red, rough edged diploma from Chapman College, Chapman University’s former incarnation. She pulled out her creased college graduation photo, showing herself slightly smiling at the camera. “I was so young — my hair was so black then,” Ito exclaims. Her diploma and that small photo are two hard-won happy

$3 Million Gift to Chapman University from the William S. and Nancy E. Thompson Foundation Will Establish the Thompson Policy Institute on Disability and Autism Institute Aims to Educate Decision-Makers with Data on Matters Involving Disability and Autism; Will Conduct Its Own Independent Research and Aid in Clarifying Complex Existing Research Data

October 5, 2015 by | Science and Health

Chapman University has received a $3 million gift from the William S. and Nancy E. Thompson Foundation to establish the Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) on Disability and Autism, a new think tank that will gather data and develop its own independent research to study and advocate on topics surrounding the issues of disability and autism.

State of the Academy Chancellor Struppa highlights academic accomplishments and priorities in annual address

October 2, 2015 by | Campus Life

Innovative classroom programs are underway, donor generosity is growing, academic reputation is rising and new facilities – led by the nearly-complete Musco Center for the Arts – are making Chapman University “a national model for a learning community,” Chancellor Daniele Struppa said in his 2015 State of the Academy Address. Such advancements are impressive, but

Chili leak: President Doti reveals his favorite chili recipe This Sicilian-style Homecoming dish is fit for a king. Or at least a president.

October 1, 2015 by | Campus Life

Not to be outdone in the age of Web-leaks, President Doti has granted us access to the most secret and secure of Chapman University official records: his recipe box. The following is a highly taste-sensitive document, only meant to be used for the good of the chili-eating people, particularly the chili-fans of the Chapman Family